Where are your meeting minutes going, anyway?

  • March 07, 2019

Question: "I've been asked to take meeting minutes for the last two years, but as far as I know, no one has ever even looked at them afterwards. It seems to be just a...

10 steps to better minute-taking

  • June 06, 2018

Taking minutes wasn’t getting any easier for Terri Michaels, even after years of practice. Finally, she enrolled in a workshop, and things changed. Now she uses these...

How to be a master minute taker: 3 tips

  • April 27, 2018

Christy Crump, who has 25+ years of experience as an administrative professional, provides her top tips to diminish the fear of forgetting to record something important...

What do your admin team meetings look like?

  • December 12, 2017

Question: "Where I work, there are six admins, but in the ten months I've been here, we've never met as a group once. Everything gets done and nothing falls through the...

3 tips for improving minute-taking skills

  • June 28, 2017

Unless you’re a trained stenographer, keeping thorough minutes can be a challenge. If you’re responsible for taking minutes, here are three tips to help you...

Food’s up! Sly tips for catering meetings

  • May 25, 2017

Question: "I'm surprised at how much of my new job is about ordering food for meetings—I'm responsible for four or five a day sometimes, anything from a basket...

3 not-so-common ways to hold meetings

  • August 30, 2016

Sometimes, the best meetings follow an unconventional path. Rather than stick to an all-business agenda, some leaders experiment with different types of gatherings to...

Rules for first-time meetings

  • August 08, 2016

If you are meeting a business contact for the very first time, ensure that you make the best possible impression. Follow this advice.